Haley to White House: ‘I Don’t Get Confused’

A disagreement over Russian sanctions has turned into a public row between the White House and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Both sides are unsure as to when, and how exactly, the misunderstanding came about. Mrs. Haley left the West Wing last Friday with the understanding that the Trump administration would be […]

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Syrian Dictator Assad Accused of Another Chemical Weapons Attack

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is accused of using chemical weapons against his own people in the latest horrific development in the civil war raging in that country. The conflict started in 2011 and has claimed tens of thousands of lives. International aid groups claim forty-eight people, many of them children, were killed in the city […]

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Trump Hints at Keeping at U.S. Troops in Syria, Reluctantly

The White House has indicated that despite recent comments by President Trump, U.S. troops will not be pulling out of Syria abruptly. “The military mission to eradicate ISIS in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed. The United States and our partners remain committed to eliminating the small ISIS […]

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White House Decision to Halt $200 Million in Syria Aid Leaves Top State Dept., Pentagon Officials Scratching Their Heads

Amid growing uncertainty over U.S. policy in Syria, Top Defense and State Department officials have asked the White House for clarification of President Trump’s recent comments that the U.S. would soon be pulling out of Syria. “We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” the president told […]

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President Trump Contradicting Top U.S. officials Says Troops in Syria Will be Coming Home Very Soon

President Trump indicated that the U.S. would be ending its military presence in Syria very soon, contradicting past statements and policy from top advisers and cabinet officials who have indicated that the U.S.’ presence in the Middle Eastern country should not end abruptly. “We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of […]

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U.S.-Led Coalition Forces Bomb Pro-Assad-Regime Group in Syria

American-led coalition forces have attacked Pro-Assad forces in Syria, according to U.S. officials Wednesday evening.  Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters was attacked by Syrian pro-regime forces, and in response, the U.S.-led coalition conducted airstrikes. The attack from pro-regime forces was unprovoked and occurred about five miles east of the Euphrates River, which is a deconfliction line.  […]

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Tillerson: Russia Ultimately Responsible for Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said yesterday that Russia is ultimately responsible for the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons.  “Russia ultimately bears responsibility for the victims in Eastern Ghouta and countless other Syrians targeted with chemical weapons since Russia became involved in Syria,” Tillerson said. He also questioned Russia’s intentions in resolving the Syrian […]

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